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Manager / Senior Manager, Transaction Tax

Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  16-May-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  143944

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



As part of our Transaction Tax team, you will advise companies and private equity investors on all tax aspects of their transactions, whether it is an acquisition, disposal, refinancing, restructuring or initial public offering. You will help clients negotiate throughout the transaction life cycle, from initial due diligence to post-deal implementation.


The opportunity


You’ll be working on a diverse portfolio, helping leading organizations to structure transactions and be involved in market moving transactions. In the process, you’ll strengthen your commercial, legislative and industry sector knowledge, and establish valuable business relationships and networks. In our friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll receive the support, formal training and coaching you need to progress quickly along the career path you choose.


 Your key responsibilities


  • Coordinating cross-border tax due diligence and advisory projects
  • Driving complex cross border planning and structuring projects for global MNCs, PE funds and Singapore corporates
  • Reviewing and identifying tax issues with respect to target group entities in M&A transactions
  • Assisting Partners on project development, client pursuit initiatives and the management of regional priority accounts
  • Expose to the tax regimes of Asia Pacific countries, the US and Europe
  • Work in a dynamic, international environment and be closely connected with EY offices around the globe
  • Broaden your internal and external networks and tax technical knowledge by managing multi-jurisdictional projects


 Skills and attributes for success


  • Providing tax advice and tax due diligence services for many of the world's largest multinational corporations
  • Identifying and quantifying any tax risks associated with the target the clients are looking to acquire
  • Identifying post acquisition tax demands by having a deep understanding of relevant legislation
  • Managing client and target company relationships effectively
  • Strong managerial, organizational, project management and analytical skills


To qualify for the role you must have


  • A degree, preferably in accounting, finance, law or accounting; a CPA or similar certification
  • At least 5 years (for managerial level) / 10 years (for senior manager level) of relevant experience, with exposure to international taxation
  • Prior experience and working knowledge/familiar with Singapore taxation
  • Good verbal/written communication skills 


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Experience in cross-border corporate income tax structuring work
  • Accreditation by SCTP


What we look for


What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to supporting your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.


What we offer


EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.



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